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I had gotten used to crappy coffee…

Really it’s my own fault. No one ever told me “hey, drink the crappy old coffee, you don’t deserve fresh good coffee” actually, quite the contrary. On more than one occasion Mr. Mango has come right out and asked why I subject myself to that sludge when smooth black silk is available in a few…… Continue reading I had gotten used to crappy coffee…

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Easy Budget Friendly Relief: No Sew Hot Pack

  No, my little corner of the blogsphere isn’t known for life hacks or DIY home projects, but after so many recent questions from people much like me asking why I carry around a funky coloured sock… I figured some explanations were in order. Actually. It would be more accurate to say I was inspired…… Continue reading Easy Budget Friendly Relief: No Sew Hot Pack

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A whole lot of everything.. I can’t even begin to catch up.

I’ve mentioned that my brain isn’t exactly in the right head space to write…at least anything that seems to make sense, but there are so many other things at play making it difficult to sit down and get everything out. Just wanted to check in before it’s assumed that I’m gone for good. At this…… Continue reading A whole lot of everything.. I can’t even begin to catch up.

Life · The Pit

I’m not welcome in my head…

Being stuck inside my head has never really been a welcoming idea, but hey it’s home right? Lately though it hasn’t just been a dark and dreary maze of horrors, it feels more like a plain small padded room… full of ¬†invisible booby traps. Maybe to some people the first option sounds worse… to me…… Continue reading I’m not welcome in my head…

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Unhealthy coping mechanisms and alone time

I could lie and say I’m in an emotionally better place than after Valentine’s day and the Mr. and I’s anniversary but I’m not going to do that. The mental fuckery that is playing games in my head space is definitely a part of it but the home dynamic, family stress and my ‘lost evening’…… Continue reading Unhealthy coping mechanisms and alone time

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Quick Smile!…Memories and crap…

I sometimes wonder if 10 years from now I’ll be looking back at all the photos, clippings, movie passes, artwork etc. from this point in time and think “wow we had so much fun, what a happy young family we are” or if I’ll remember how fucking rotten it’s been underneath all the smiles and…… Continue reading Quick Smile!…Memories and crap…